School Holiday Fun – Kids Craft Ideas

Fun kids craft ideas to keep your kids busy and entertained these school holidays. Some fun indoor activities perfect for rainy days and everyone is stuck inside.

Some activities and craft ideas to keep your kiddos busy during school holidays, and get them off screens for a bit. Check out the craft and activity ideas below for some inspiration. There are some fun and easy to do indoor activities that will entertain your kids, great for rainy days and when they say “I’m bored”!

kid craft ideas

MAKE FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS

This is a great activity for older kids. Especially if they have friends over and you’re looking for a craft activity they could do together.

  READ MORE: How to Make Friendship Bracelets

school holiday craft - make friendship bracelets

CREATE BIRD FEEDERS FOR THE GARDEN

These bird feeders are super easy and fun to make. If you do make some to hang in the garden, you and your kiddos could watch to see what birds come to your garden and try and identify them.

  MAKE THESE: Toilet Roll Bird Feeders

school holiday fun - home made bird feeder kids craft

MAKE YOUR OWN PAINT

Extend the fun of painting from the act of putting brush to paper! You could get the kids involved in making their own non-toxic paint using all edible ingredients. It’s quick, cheap and super simple to make.

  READ MORE: Non-Toxic Paint For Kids

Non-toxic paint recipe

EXPERIMENT WITH A PADDLE-POP STICK CHAIN REACTION

This is a fun science experiment to do with the kids and is quite impressive. A perfect rainy day activity, how big of a reaction can your kiddos make?

  READ MORE: Popsicle Stick Chain Reaction – Science Experiment

school holiday activity - paddle pop stick chain reaction

ROCK ART – MAKE SOME MONSTERS

Rock art is such fun and easy to do. All you need is some lighter coloured rocks, paints, black permanent markers and if you’re making rock monsters, some goggly eyes!

  READ MORE: Kids Craft – Rock Monsters 

kids craft rock monsters

GET BUSY IN THE KITCHEN

Some easy and fun recipes to cook with the kids over the school holidays, there are even some easy no-cook recipes to make, no oven required!

  READ MORE: 20+ Recipes to Cook with the Kids

Fruit skewers to make with the kids

MAKE PIPE CLEANER FINGER PUPPETS

These pipe cleaner finger puppets are so cute, and you only need a couple of items to make them. Your kids could then act out a little play with their puppets if you want to make this activity last even longer.

  MAKE THESE: Pipe Cleaner Finger Puppetskids school holiday craft project - pipe cleaner puppets

If you need some more ideas to help keep your kids busy, have a look at these ideas on how to keep kids entertained during school holidays – here.

Do you have any craft activities planned these holidays?


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6 comments

Debra November 6, 2014 - 12:59 AM

Cute ideas for my grandkids.

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Katrina - The Organised Housewife November 6, 2014 - 9:54 AM

.;)

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Charlene April 1, 2015 - 3:37 PM

Will definitely be adding these to our School Holiday Ideas Jar 🙂 Thanks Katrina!

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Katrina - The Organised Housewife April 2, 2015 - 9:21 AM

There are some really creative ideas.:)

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Nina November 13, 2015 - 11:31 PM

This is such an awesome idea! I love this!

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